1. Preparing for an Effective Preceptor Program
Preceptorship is a highly useful strategy for clinical education. In chapter one, the core qualities that make a good preceptor are discussed and why it is important to select candidates with these essential qualities. In order to be an effective preceptor, they must understand their responsibilities, this chapter outlines key responsibilities of the preceptor. Many of us use the term preceptor and mentor in the same context. Both have similar but distinct characteristics, we’ll learn about these terms why they are different. You will also learn about the responsibilities of the preceptee.